For the garden
35 Pest and Disease Remedies | Fine Gardening
The Beginner Herb Garden : How to Grow Cilantro
Grow Potatoes in laundry basket. Line the laundry baskets with straw to help keep the dirt in, but still allow the potato shoots to grow through the sides. And yes, when you "hill" the potatoes you cover up all but the top few leaves. It's best to hill every 7-10 days and add a little dirt more often than a whole bunch of dirt over a big chunk of the plant at once.
Grow potatoes in a laundry basket. Yields 8-10lbs of potatoes per basket!
to hold up protective netting,,,small jar is great idea to prevent stake from going through
When a cucumber is taken from the vine let it be cut with a knife, leaving about an eighth of an inch of the cucumber on the stem, then slit the stem with the knife from its end to the vine leaving a small portion of the cucumber on each division and on each separate slip there will be a new cucumber as large as the first.
The Homestead Survival | Homemade Seed Mat Garden Project: Starting a Homestead Garden | - The Homestead Survival - thehomesteadsurvi... - a fantastic step by step tutorial of how to create perfectly spaced seed mat that decomposes as the seeds grow when covered with garden soil.
Seed Saving 101: How to Save Seeds
hillside gardening, landscaping, terracing, maybe nix the slide
Place the base of a rose cutting in a potato and then bury the potato in the soil. The potato will keep the cutting uniformly moist until it has a chance to roots - neat idea. - Burying bananas with your new rose bushes gives them a great start (thank you Judith) and since bananas and potatoes are each great sources of potassium this makes sense too - I would also add bananas.